$2.6 million for a better Los Angeles!

We’re proud to announce the 37 organizations receiving grant funds through this year’s LA2050 Grants Challenge.

View the organizations awarded prizes from the Goldhirsh Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Annenberg Foundation, Snap Foundation, John N. Calley Foundation, and Second Home.

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Magenta House

Pando Populus

Regenerative Edible and Native School Gardens in Los Angeles, California

3R Garden Design

Better Youth's AIM-N-INSPIRE Media Arts Program

Better Youth

High Dosage Tutoring for High Risk Youth

Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center

Fundamentals of S.T.E.A.M. with D.A.D!

D.A.D Project

Leveraging Autistic Strengths for the STEM Workplace

The Help Group's STEM3 Academy

Teacher Lesson Labs: Arts Integration

Turnaround Arts: California

Arts-based Academic Support for Neurodiverse Students

Everyday Arts

Dance Dreams

Fostering Dreams Project

Championing Change Through the Voices of those Impacted by Foster Care

Alliance for Children's Rights

Empowering Youth to Use Their Voices

Fostering Media Connections

Increasing and Diversifying STEAM Student Pool

ESP Education & Leadership Institute, Inc.

Children's Court is no place for kids.

Southern California Family Mediation

Support System-Impacted Young Women and Trans Youth Economically Thrive with Transform Your Hustle

Young Women's Freedom Center

Transform Trauma Into Triumph

Fortitude Empowerment Center

Advancing Equity through Arts Educator Development


Youth Leadership Powered by STEAM

Transitions 2 Success

Girl Power Biz Camp "Tech for Good"

B~STEM Project

Foster Children's Resource Center

Assistance League of Los Angeles

PBS SoCal’s Family Math Program

Public Media Group of Southern California

Educational Support for Youth in Foster Care

First Star

Equitable Professional Arts Training at LACHSA

Los Angeles County High School for the Arts

Family STEM Engagement in LA County

Parent Institute for Quality Education

SoLa Technology and Entrepreneurship Center

SoLa I CAN Foundation

HIP Through Science

The People of Change

Families Organizing to Expand STEM Tutoring to Low-income Students in Southeast LA

Innovate Public Schools

Design by Diversity Block Party

Architecture for Communities Los Angeles

Find Your Anchor - grassroots suicide prevention

Find Your Anchor

Full STEAM Ahead!: STEAM Education at BGCP

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena

The Discovery of Gap Recovery

Discovery Club PSP, Inc.

Craft Youth Culture

craft contemporary

Academic Mentoring Program: Project STEAM

Chinatown Service Center

Very Important Performers(VIP) Expanded Enrichment Program

Assistance League of Pasadena

Tech Arts for female/nonbinary youth

Arts Bridging the Gap

LA Moms and Dads of Foster Youth

Living Advantage, Inc.

Healing Trauma, Building Character for Youth

Spirit Awakening Foundation

Catalyst Innovation Edusystem

The Exploratory

Knocking Barriers Down to Build Girls Up


A Safe Place to Breathe

In The Flow Wellness - A Safe Place to Breathe

A Student-Led Future for Los Angeles

Los Angeles Service Academy

Empowering Youth through STEAM Culinary Education

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles

E-STEAM Programs

EmpowHer Institute

Intersecting Biotech, Climate and Social Change

Lab Launch Institute

Sparking Girls' Creativity in STEM Education

Friends of Girls Academic Leadership Academy

EE Just Youth Science Program

Bridge Builders Founation

Impact Beyond the Silver Screen

Kids In The Spotlight, Inc. (KITS)

Jaime Escalante STEAM Education Legacy Project

Foundation For Advancements in Science and Education

Library STEAM learning for sustainable communities

Library Foundation of Los Angeles


Boys and Girls Club San Fernando Valley

Math EdTech accessible in 98 languages

Quoria Foundation

Protecting Education Rights of Foster Youth

Learning Rights Law Center

Summer Career Pathway Program


Operation STEM Impacts Our Communities Future

Saint Odilia School

STEAM in Public Housing

Boys & Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley and Eastside

Unlocking the Power of Story

Young Storytellers

Transforming Lives Through Performing Arts

Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center

Architecture Inspires Urban Exploration and Community Engagement

Friends of Residential Treasures: Los Angeles (FORT:LA)

#SouthLAParentLove: Educational Justice via Black/Brown Solidarity

Community Asset Development Redefining Education (CADRE)

Trauma-Informed Sexual Violence & Trafficking Prevention Education


Green Arrow Co-Lab Citizen Farmers and Healers Program

Green Arrow Co-Lab

STEAM Education for Unhoused Children

School on Wheels, Inc.

Promising Talent for Professional Futures


General Support

Create Now

Possibilities/Potential: Educating Girls in STEM

DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Girls

Maternal/Infant Health Support Services for Historically Oppressed Groups, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California

Therapeutic Play Foundation

Beyond Foster Care - Transition Age Youth

Journey House

Cultivating environmental champions through the excitement of birds

Pasadena Audubon Society

Empowering Long Beach High Schoolers for Academic and Personal Success

Long Beach BLAST



Empowering children and strengthening families for 12+ years, no matter what!

Friends of the Children-Los Angeles

Financial Empowerment and Career Development for LA Foster Youth

Twinspire: Together We Inspire

WCWMAD STEAM Enrichment Program

Why Can't We Make A Difference Foundation

STEAM Sundays at MOLAA

Museum of Latin American Art

Social Justice Through Music Production

Harmony Project

Create LA's Definitive Child Welfare Hub

Children's Action Coalition

Architecture + Advocacy: Undesign Injustice

Architecture + Advocacy

Teach a Kid to Grow: Planting the Seeds of Health, Equity, and Community

Larchmont Charter School

BEAM into a Summer of STEM Learning

Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics (BEAM)

The Teacher Village Initiative

The Watts of Power Foundation

LA STEM Collective

LA STEM Collective

Eyeglasses Fuel Student Success in STEAM!

Vision To Learn

Media Literacy for Mental Health!

Media Done Responsibly

The Academy: Immediate, Transformative, Scalable

The Academy Project

Further Innovate AOT’s LA Program Model

America on Tech [AOT]

Program Growth

Ready, Set, Gold! - Southern California Committee For The Olympic Games

The Art of Math and Basketry at Title I Schools

Dramatic Results

Helping Students in Foster Care Succeed

Children Now

Arts & Civic Engagement for Incarcerated Youth

Creative Acts

Spark POD Solarium Learning Lab - An Earth SCHOOL Showcase

We Are Mother Earth

Engineer Factory Computer Science Equity Program

Engineer Factory, a Project of Community Partners

Financial Literacy Training For Underserved Women

50/50 Leadership

Delivering Entrepreneurship Education for 21st-Century Success


The Conscious Kids Curriculum

Jr Healers Academy

In-School Music Education Program for Under-Resourced Schools

Education Through Music-Los Angeles

Expanding Pathways to Living Wage for Foster Youth

First Place for Youth

ASAS-LA Coding Lab and Robotics Program for Youth

After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles

Students Write the Future


Transforming youth trauma with creative therapy.

Seed House Project

Empathy and Education in Jordan Downs

Children Mending Hearts

Preparing Preschoolers To Succeed In Tomorrow’s Workforce

Dream A World Education, Inc.

Ending the Exploitation of Youth Everywhere

Brave Global

Youth Ambassadors for Queer History

ONE Archives Foundation

STEM Education Program - building great futures

Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson

5 Composers/1 Theme: A Filipino American Composition Project

Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO)

Hope Starts Here

Sanctuary of Hope

Free, High Quality STEAM Curricula & Training For All

Barnabas Robotics

United for CAPS (College and Pathways to Success)

Children Youth and Family Collaborative

Impacting Students and Communities Through STEAM

LA Promise Fund

Homeboy Industries' Youth Reentry Center

Homeboy Industries

EmpowerMENt Leadership Certificate: A Foster-youth Success Pipeline


CareerX gets foster youth career-ready, self-sufficient

Foster Nation

Help SEEDLA Students Get to School

The SEED School of Los Angeles County (SEED LA)

Empowering LA's foster and system-involved youth to become all they can be in LA and beyond

InsideOUT Writers

Art + Activism

Hammer Museum

Kids Got Moves!

The Movement Dance Foundation

Beat the Odds® Drumming for Resilience

UCLArts & Healing

Everybody Deserves Camp

Happy Trails for Kids

STEAM Programs and 21st Century Education and Career Pathways

Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica

Changing students’ lives and building stronger communities


Educational Advocacy for Systems-Impacted Youth

CASA of Los Angeles

Access Community Coastal Environmental Science Stewardship (ACCESS)

Oceanographic Teaching Stations, Inc

PS Science's Hands-on, Inquiry-Based Science Education, Enrichment, and Teacher Training

PS Science

Individualized Transition Skills Program

Children's Institute, Inc.

Creating AI Futures


STEAM Educational Opportunities

Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Sail the Course Youth Diversion Program

Los Angeles Maritime Institute

Get Coding: Preparing LA’s Students to Thrive in Our Tech-Obsessed World

9 Dots

Empowering Compton Youth through STEAM Education

Unearth and Empower Communities

Fostering Families, Mitigating Trauma

Pathways LA

Compton G.IRLS Club


Creating Economic Empowerment, Business Connections and Community for Foster Youth

Blue Haven Foundation

Learning STEM Through Digital Gamified Curriculum

Two Bit Circus Foundation

LAMusArt's Tuition-Free Music Ensembles for East LA Youth

Los Angeles Music and Art School

Using theater to engage justice-involved children.

The Actors' Gang

Explore Wild L.A. with NHMLAC

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Sphero Program for K-12 STEAM


STEAM, Students, and the LA Times: A 21st Century Education Initiative

The Los Angeles Times

Wise Readers to Leaders Literacy Programs

Wise Readers to Leaders

Climate Literacy: Youth Take Action

Take Action Global

Mobile STEM Labs empowers learning communities across Los Angeles

Avalon Carver Community Center

Lifting Up Youth Leaders Through Art

Arts for Healing and Justice Network

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Building Blocks for Kids